Age Discrimination In The Workplace | WYPR

Age Discrimination In The Workplace

Oct 3, 2019

 

While it is true that many people have failed to adequately save for retirement, some in this position likely shrug their shoulders, and decide that they have a solution – they’ll just keep working.  But there is no guarantee of permanent employment.  Indeed, there is plenty of evidence of age discrimination in the workplace. According to a study by ProPublica and the Urban Institute, between 1992 and 2016, 56 percent of older workers reported either being laid off or pushed out of a job at least once.  

Anirban tells us more.